Sean Michael Johnson

Sean Johnson has found inspiration and joy throughout his career behind the bar. He truly believes cocktails and libations can have the same effect as food and dining. Sean's joy is reflected in his attention to detail and curiosity of flavors.


  • 15+ years of experience as a professional bartender
  • Head bartender at Gabriel Kreuther, a two-Michelin-star restaurant in New York City
  • Has made over 1 million cocktails in his lifetime


Sean Johnson has worked at a handful of America's top bars. With over 15 years of bartending experience and a resume that includes Canon: Whiskey and Bitters Emporium, Pegu Club, and Amor y Amargo, Sean has been able to learn from some of the best drink makers in the industry and has become an accomplished and adept mixologist in his own right. As the head bartender at the two-Michelin-star Gabriel Kreuther, Sean Johnson made cocktail menus that caught international attention.


Sean Johnson is an award winning mixologist.

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